Japanese Movies

Admission is free! Movies are screened free of charge at the Japan Information & Cultural Centre on the last Tuesday and Thursday of each month at 6pm. The dates and titles may change due to unforeseen circumstances so please contact us to confirm details.

A short video (Japan Video Topics) will be shown from 5.45pm before the feature film begins at 6pm. Admission is free of charge, bookings are not required.

Embassy and elevator access will be available from 5.30pm.

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Monthly Movies
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5:45pm Tuesday, 28th October 2014
5:45pm Thursday, 30th October 2014

Happy Flight

(Released 2008, Japanese with English subtitles)

On the heels of the big hits of ‘Waterboys’ and ‘Swing Girls’ (receiving a total of 9 Japanese Academy Awards between them) comes director Shinobu Yaguchi’s ‘Happy Flight’.
A comical and educational behind the scenes look into various areas of the Japanese aviation industry as the story follows Flight 1980. Co-pilot Suzuki is under pressure for promotion and dizzy cabin attendant Saito is on her first international flight. Adding to this, chaos erupts as the flight experiences engine and weather trouble.

Running time : 103 minutes
Rated : PG
Genre: Comedy/Drama

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Screening at the Japan Information and Cultural Centre.




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